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Summer is coming!

  • Summer  Camps since 1976.
  • week-long classes
  • for 4-15 year olds
  • A beautiful campus with gardens and outdoor classroom spaces.
  • Programs include games, hikes, experiments, the arts, animal and plant observations
  • Experienced educators with a passion for & knowledge of the natural world
  • Your child will gain a new love and appreciation for their environment!

1. Camp registration is open until filled.

Become or renew a  community level (or higher) membership today to receive 10% off for your whole family at BBA! You will receive a confirmation email with the private link for early registration and a discount coupon code.

2.  Choose your camps:

2018 Summer Camp At-a-Glance

2018 Full Camp Descriptions

3.  Read the Registration Policies

  • All programs require pre-registration.
  • Become a member now at the $75 level  to enjoy early bird registration and a 10% discount!
  • Families who sign up for 4+ classes receive reimbursement of 5% of their total 2017 camp fees at the end of summer
  • All registration is available on a space available basis.
  • Waiting lists may be established as programs fill up.  Call to waitlist 603-465-7787.
  • Registrations are accepted with credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, & Discover) , checks or cash for full payment.
  • Full refunds are available 30 or more days before camp begins minus a $25 cancellation fee.
  • There are no refunds after that unless the program is cancelled by Beaver Brook Association, the participant’s spot can be filled by someone on the waitlist or a participant’s doctor submits a letter specifying inability to participate.
  • Minimum and maximum registration numbers have been set for all programs.  If the minimum numbers are not met, the program may be cancelled.
  • The date, time or location for any program may be changed in the case of unforseen circumstances.
  • Scholarships may be available and requests must be made on an scholarship form.  All requests are confidential and will be evaluated based on financial need.

4.  Physicals  

Your child must have had a physical within 2 years of 6/1/18.  Doctors may fax health forms and immunizationForm 2018 to 603-465-9546. Submit a copy before 6/1.

5.   If your child has allergies, please also submit an  Allergy Action Plan

6.  Parent print this: Get Ready for Camp 2018

7.  Meet Our Teachers 2018


37th Annual Fall Festival & Art Show Winners

Thank you to all the volunteers, corporate sponsors, new members and old friends that attended Fall Festival.


2017 BBA Fall Festival Art Show Winners 

Photography  All Other Media:  
1st Title: “Perfect Fall Day” 1st Title: “This Bud’s for You” “’’ “Thi”
Artist: Sally Turner Artist: Kathy Clericuzio
2nd Title: “Sunny Day” 2nd Title: “Breaking Dawn”
Artist: Catherine McDonah Artist: Diana Caron
3rd Title: “In the Storm” 3rd Title: “Fresh Water Meets Salt”
Artist: Christopher O’Keefe Artist: Pam Haynes
Best in Show: Best to Theme:
Title: “Wild Wonder” Title: “Blandings Turtle Emerges”
Artist: Howard Muscott Artist: Melanie Chouinard


Children’s Art Show Winners

Place K-3rd Gr. 4th-6th Gr 7th-8th Gr. 9th-12th Grade
1st Autumn Raindrops by Kelly Ryan Weasel in Garden by Gabriella Bonnoitt Pollen Central by Max Cohen Uncle Tim’s Canoe by Danny Kennedy
2nd Hummingbird by Evalina Garruba Song by Olivia Ostermiller Frog Pond by Isabelle Colantuonio View from Mt. Washington Auto Road by Aidan Fournier

tied with

Lotus in Bloom by Sreekar Chilakapati

3rd Hoot by Colbie Ann McElroy Busy as a Bumblebee by Amelia Garruba Butterfly at Beaver Brook by Jocelyn Ryan

People’s Choice Award: “Hoot Hoot” by Mrithula Premchanth


Barred Owl by Zachary Zahn

Barred Owl by Zachary Zahn




Beaver Brook Fall Festival

Local Wildflower Bloom Book by Joan Bonnette $10

Wednesdays 9-11 am   

The traditional Wednesday Wildflower walks lead you through the trails of Beaver Brook in search of each week’s blooming wildflowers.  Join the knowledgeable BBA instructor Rivka Schwartz on these walks.  Walks take place each Wednesday through June 24th.
Free for members of BBA /$5 donation for non members.  Call or check location on website each week to make sure you are at the right trailhead.  603-465-7787.

Wildlflower Bloom Book of Beaver Brook by Joan Bonnette available for sale $10.


The Edible Landscape

Thursday March 19 6:30 pm Edible landscaping is the newest gardening trend that answers the old question of how to utilize your limited garden space so it can be productive and beautiful at the same time.  Chef and gardener Liz Barbour has been including edible plants throughout her small cottage garden from the very beginning of its design.  Join her for a slideshow tour through her edible gardens and learn how she has introduced vegetables, herbs, fruit trees, edible shrubs, and herbs to blend beautifully and deliciously throughout.  Liz’s slide show will be followed by a cooking demonstration of 2 seasonal recipes using ingredients you might decide to plant in your own garden.  Recipes and tasting included. Maple Hill Farm 117 Ridge Road Hollis.
$25/$20 Friends. Call 603-465-7787 to register.

Rhubarb Cookbook

Order our Rhubarb Cookbook for $5 and we will mail it to you.  We collected wholesome recipes for Rhubarb slaw, lemonade, with sausage, in bread, with oatmeal….rhubarb is not just for pie!  And it is high in calcium, fiber and Vitamin C.



Type ” rhubarb cookbook ” in the designation line.